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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Remains of hiker missing since 2011 believed to have been found in High Uintahs

Human remains found near Allsop Lake in the High Uintah Mountains are believed to be those of an Australian hiker who went missing in 2011. Read more »

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North Korean submarine missile launch shows improved ability

A ballistic missile fired from a North Korean submarine on Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles), the longest distance achieved by the North for such a weapon, Seoul officials said,... Read more »

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Powerful earthquake shakes central Myanmar

A powerful earthquake measuring magnitude 6.8 shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, damaging scores of ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist attraction, officials... Read more »

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Prosecutors: McCain comments shouldn't derail Bergdahl trial

Attorneys for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl are trying to send his court case "off the judicial cliff" by arguing that U.S. Sen. John McCain improperly swayed military decision-makers with public... Read more »

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Young man killed in new anti-India protests in Kashmir

Indian government forces fired shotguns and tear gas in India's portion of Kashmir on Wednesday to break up new protests demanding an end to Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region, killing a... Read more »

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Top general scheduled to testify at Bergdahl hearing

A top Army general is scheduled to testify Wednesday about why he destroyed letters he received from supporters and critics of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Read more »

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France to teach children how to react to school attacks

French schools will now hold three security drills a year — including one in which an alleged assailant enters their premises — as the French government ramps up security measures after... Read more »

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Nigerian anti-corruption groups beg Kerry: Return loot

Anti-corruption groups in Nigeria have begged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to help speed the return of billions of dollars looted from the country's treasury by local officials. Read more »

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Suspected kidnapping leads to 3 arrests overnight

Three people were arrested after a suspected kidnapping in the Rose Park neighborhood overnight. Read more »

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Mormon missionaries, members safe and well after major Italian earthquake

LDS Church officials in Europe invited all to pray for those suffering after a powerful earthquake rocked a swath of mountains 100 miles from Rome,. At lease 73 people were killed, according to the... Read more »

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Deaf driver's shooting death by trooper under investigation

The North Carolina Highway Patrol is urging people not to jump to conclusions as state agents investigate how a deaf driver with a history of minor offenses ended up dead after leading a trooper on... Read more »

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Turkey in cross-border operation to free IS-held Syrian town

After a pre-dawn barrage of heavy artillery and airstrikes, Turkey sent tanks and special forces into Syria on Wednesday to help clear a border town of Islamic State militants, marking the NATO... Read more »

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Animal charity removes 15 animals it rescued from Gaza zoo

An international charity on Wednesday removed 15 animals from a Gaza Strip zoo, freeing them from stifling conditions in what it called "the worst zoo in the world" and hoping to grant them a... Read more »

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US oil and gas lease sale to be broadcast live on internet

The federal government says that, for the first time, it's broadcasting an oil and gas lease sale live on the internet. Read more »

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Italy earthquake described as 'Dante's Inferno' kills dozens

A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, with reports that as many as 73 people were killed and hundreds injured as rescue crews raced to... Read more »

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West Valley gas leak prompts evacuation of 50 homes, elementary school

A gas leak prompted the evacuation of about 50 homes Tuesday, fire authorities said. Read more »

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Wildfire near Beaver Mountain grows to nearly 400 acres amid hot, dry conditions

A wildfire near Beaver Mountain resort reached nearly 400 acres Tuesday, but the resort isn't directly threatened for now, the U.S. Forest Service reported. Read more »

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Brush fire near Utah-Idaho border prompts evacuation of homes

A brush fire prompted the evacuation of some homes near the Utah-Idaho border Tuesday, authorities said. Read more »

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West Jordan pulls plug on Facebook data center deal

The $250 million tax break deal to lure a massive Facebook data center to West Jordan collapsed Tuesday. Read more »

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Ex-police officer is latest suspect in 1985 Wyoming slaying

A former police officer facing murder and arson charges in the 1985 slaying of a University of Wyoming student is the latest in a series of suspects investigators have focused on in their search to... Read more »

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Clinton Foundation donors got face time with her at State

More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the... Read more »

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Teen injured in gang-related shooting, Salt Lake police say

Police are seeking two men believed to be responsible for a gang-related shooting in Salt Lake City that left a 16-year-old boy in serious condition. Read more »

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Westminster students lend a hand in South Salt Lake

Sharen Hauri, South Salt Lake's urban design director, and Westminster student Kiernan Jett pick thistles as part of Westminster College's Helping Hands Day service project near the Jordan River in... Read more »

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'Ben-Hur' actor reveals on-set 'miracle' — and one big movie myth gets debunked

"Ben-Hur" actor Toby Kebbell recently revealed an on-set incident involving a stuntman who escaped potentially serious injuries, saying it was a "miracle." Read more »

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Kenyan churches, mosques painted yellow to symbolize love

In the midst of the rusty shanties of Nairobi’s Kibera slums, the Holy Trinity Anglican Church stands out in bright yellow. Read more »

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Real Salt Lake breaks ground on Herriman training facility

Large pump trucks place concrete in footings as Real Salt Lake holds a ceremonial groundbreaking for its $50 million Training Academy complex in Herriman on Tuesday. Read more »

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Man swimming in Colorado River likely drowned, police say

A 21-year-old man is presumed dead after drowning Monday evening in the Colorado River. Read more »

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Inside the spending habits of Unified Fire Authority leaders

Former Unified Fire Authority Deputy Chief Gaylord Scott charged nearly $110,000 to his department credit card over the past five years, according to recently released records. Read more »

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Utahns to help Tesla celebrate 2 billion electric miles driven

Tesla Motors is commemorating a major milestone in Utah this week with a stop on a three-month Electric Road Trip around the world. The company will be host an open house event on Friday at the... Read more »

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Homelessness commission starts to home in on new shelter locations

The Salt Lake City Council could have two recommended sites for two new homeless resource centers by Nov. 1, according to the timeline discussed by the city's Homeless Services Site Evaluation... Read more »

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Utah man describes 'nightmare' conditions in Venezuela jail

A Utah man being held in Venezuela on weapons charges described living a "horrible nightmare" of police harassment and recurrent illnesses in his first communication from jail. Read more »

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Twitter's bold move to purge terrorism and extremism from the social media platform

Twitter is receiving some praise after announcing last week that the company has suspended 235,000 accounts over the past six months for violating the social media platform's "policies related to... Read more »

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Friend describes night that turned deadly for 20-year-old charged with triple aggravated murder

A preliminary hearing continued Tuesday for Gerald Radckiff Grant, 20, charged with three counts of aggravated murder in the shooting deaths of two brothers and their friend. Grant, who was shot in... Read more »

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Judge keeps bail at $1 million for Orem man facing new trial in wife's death

Citing the dangerous combination of alcohol and firearms suspected to have contributed to his wife's death, a judge will continue to hold Conrad Truman on $1 million bail. Read more »

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Atheists release 'report card' for Trump and Clinton. Here are their grades

Atheist activists have released a presidential report card for Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic contender Hillary Clinton, rating both politicians based on a series of secular values. Read more »

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Camp Floyd State Park to host Civil War encampment

Camp Floyd State Park is hosting a Civil War encampment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, and Monday, Sept. 5. Read more »

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S.L. School District superintendent hosting monthly breakfasts

Parents are invited to attend monthly breakfasts with Salt Lake City School District Superintendent Alexa Cunningham. Read more »

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Program aimed at preventing Type 2 diabetes starts Friday in Bountiful

The Davis County Health Department is offering a program to prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes starting Friday. Read more »

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Petapalooza Festival set for Saturday

Salt Lake County’s second annual Petapalooza Festival is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West. Read more »

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Animal cruelty investigations underway in deaths of 2 dogs

The deaths of two dogs in two southern Utah counties has sparked a pair of unrelated animal cruelty investigations. Read more »

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Boy shows off new hands a year after double-hand transplant

It's been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football. Read more »

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Rhode Island sues to get Russian sub removed from scrapyard

The remnants of a Russian submarine rest mere feet from shore in Rhode Island, a Cold War relic rusting away. Read more »

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Can the algorithm police use to predict crimes be racist?

Police departments around the country are using data and algorithms to predict which criminals are likely to commit certain crimes, but studies show those programs could disproportionately target... Read more »

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Zions Bancorp elects new member to board of directors

Zions Bancorp has announced that Gary L. Crittenden has been elected to its board of directors. Read more »

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Rabid bats found in Utah County; 2 people exposed

Utah County health officials say two people have been exposed to rabies and two bats have tested positive for the disease. Read more »

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Mother of man shot by police's settlement appeal denied

The mother of a man fatally shot by Utah police will not be able to refile a lawsuit against the police department that shot him. Read more »

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The Web became public 25 years ago today and it's been tying families together ever since

Some people argue whether "Internaut Day" — the day the general public really got online — is significant. But no one questions the internet's impact on families. Here are 10 ways that... Read more »

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Official: FBI probing cyber breach of NY Times journalists

The FBI is investigating cyber intrusions targeting reporters of The New York Times and is looking into whether Russian intelligence agencies are responsible for the acts, a U.S. official said... Read more »

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FLDS leaders to remain behind bars in food stamp fraud case

A federal judge ordered two Fundamentalist LDS Church leaders Tuesday to remain behind bars pending trial for alleged fraudulent use of food stamps. Read more »

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Federal regulators want to ban swimming with Hawaii dolphins

Federal regulators are proposing to ban swimming with dolphins in Hawaii, a move that could imperil one of the Aloha State's most popular tourist delights and the industry that has sprung up around... Read more »

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